Dr. Stephanie L. Woo was born and raised in Lake Havasu City, AZ. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Arizona with a degree in Biology Science Education. She graduated with honors from the Southern California College of Optometry. She completed a Cornea and Contact Lens Residency at the University of Missouri, St. Louis, where she was trained to fit highly irregular corneas.
She was the recipient of the Gas Permeable Lens Institute Award for Clinical Excellence and also the John R. Griffin Award for Excellence in Vision Therapy. Dr. Woo is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a Fellow of the Scleral Lens Society.
She authored the Gas Permeable Lens Expert column in Review of Contact Lenses. She is a frequent author to several professional publications including Contact Lens Spectrum, Contact Lens and Cornea section of the American Optometric Association, Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses, and Review of Optometric Business.
She is an active GPLI advisory board member. Dr. Woo is a Past President of the Scleral Lens Education Society, a non-profit organization committed to teaching the art and science of scleral lenses to practitioners.
Dr. Woo is an adjunct professor at Midwestern University. Dr. Woo enjoys lecturing around the world on the subject of contact lenses and anterior segment ocular disease.
Dr. Woo owns the Contact Lens Institute of Nevada, a clinic dedicated entirely to custom contact lenses. The Contact Lens Institute offers revolutionary technology such as the EyePrintProsthetic and sMap scleral topography to assist in complex clinical cases.
In her spare time, Dr. Woo is an avid wine collector and is a Level 2 WSET Sommelier.
- Cornea and Contact Lens Residency Trained
- Fellow of the Scleral Lens Society
- Past President of the Scleral Lens Education Society
- Only practitioner in Nevada certified to fit the EyePrintProsthetic
- Only clinic in Nevada offering sMap 3D corneo-scleral topography
- Only clinic in Nevada offering Ovitz higher order abberation lens technology
- Delivers continuing education on the topic of specialty contact lenses and anterior segment disease worldwide
- To date, has successfully managed over 2,000 specialty contact lens patients
- Key opinion leader for major contact lens companies
- Highly skilled in fitting complex corneal conditions such as keratoconus, refractive surgery complications, post corneal transplant, ocular surface conditions (severe dry eye disease, Sjogren’s, graft-vs-host, unresolving epithelial defects), corneal scarring, ocular trauma, prosthetic contact lenses, and much more!
- Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
- Published author to Contact Lens Spectrum, Review of Optometry, Review of Cornea and Contact Lens, Review of Optometric Business and EyeWitness
- Midwestern University - College of Optometry Adjunct Faculty Member
- Recipient of the Gas Permeable Lens Institute’s Award for Clinical Excellence